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Saturday, 8 April 2017

FNwF - Calling All Birds



Friday Night with Friends


Firstly - thank you to Cheryll for letting us use her blog again to meet and stitch last night.
I will make the rounds later to see what everyone was up to.







I have been enjoying making Quilters Patch blocks, but I must admit that I am missing applique.
So, last night I started a new project, to run along side the Quilters Patch Quilt.
The forecast for the weekend was really good and I wanted to have something ready to stitch outside.





"Calling All Birds" is a quilt from the latest issue of Quiltmania Simply Moderne magazine; it got my attention the minute I open it.














That's what I was doing last night. Out came my collection of bright fabrics,


and I prepared the first block.


Today was a glorious day right from the start and up to dizzy heights of 19 - 20 C by midday; 
we even had our breakfast outside, first this year!
I took my block into the garden and stitched the prepared applique pieces.


We are expecting another great day tomorrow, so hopefully more stitching and even BBQ!

I hope you too are having a great weekend!

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15 comments:

  1. Lots of lovely bright fabrics to play with for your new project your first block is looking great.

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  2. Sounds lovely with breakfast in the garden, we have about +5 C.

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  3. Hi Radka, it's lovely that you get to enjoy the weather and stitch at the same time...your brights are beautiful x

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  4. Great fabrics! How nice to be able to spend your time outdoors.

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  5. What a gorgeous pattern and I love all the bright fabrics for it, lovely first block...

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  6. We are having lovely spring weather in my neck of the woods too! Very interesting block!!

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  7. wow such beautiful work Radka.

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  8. this looks a very interesting project you are working on.

    Enjoying the weather here too, lots of curtains washed yesterday and dried.
    Enjoy your barbeque

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  9. Ooh! What a smashing start! I would love to see the picture in the magazine of the project that took your eye.

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  10. Hi! Dear Radka!
    It sounds great to have breakfast outside enjoying the sunshine. Here we have had 22 degrees what is great. I wish you a great sunday sewing those lovely fabrics.
    Lots of hugs
    Nina

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  11. What a beautiful new project, I look forward to more pictures. Breakfast in the garden, wonderful, unfortunately it is still too cold for it.
    Have a great week, Carmen

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  12. Your new project is pretty already!! Simply Moderne always has inspiring projects!!

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  13. Another bright beautiful quilting.
    Wishing you and your family a great Easter.
    Going to countryside tomorrow...

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  14. Lovely bright block Radka for a bright day. Sadly not so good today but hope you got your bbq. xx

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  15. This looks like a lovely fresh project to start - perfect for spring. Lovely to see you enjoying the spring weather - we are enjoying the coolness of autumn here!

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